Category Archives: Likeke R. McBride Memorial Foundation

Dad as Flight

“Dad as Flight” is under consideration elsewhere. I hope to repost it at some point after the poem is published. Blessings to the memory of Likeke R. McBride (1926-1993) Andrew Shattuck McBride PaPoWriMo ~ 2012 *Day Twenty-Three Poem* October 22, … Continue reading

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Dad with Loulu Palm

From the Portrait Gallery: Dad with Loulu Palm (with a line from Orhan Pamuk) I took the photo of Dad standing in front of a loulu fan palm on the grounds of the Kamehameha Hotel in Kailua, Kona near the … Continue reading

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Notes for an Exhibit of Dad’s Final Effects

I One of his standard sayings was “I feel like shit and fall in it.” This, from one of his grandmothers. Increasingly, he said “My lungs hurt” and coughed flecks of blood into handkerchiefs, sometimes secretly. Occasionally, certain of the … Continue reading

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Why I Write

Voice Dad delighted in telling his KMC audiences that the Hawaiians called that place “The Voices of the Birds” and that it was now called— unromantically—“Kilauea Military Camp.” Dad told Hawaiian stories there on Tuesday and Saturday nights. I grew … Continue reading

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On Kīlauea

For my poem today, I used a prompt from poet and educator Jennifer Bullis. Her workshop group tasked members to write a poem “incorporating the following words or concepts: maps / getting lost, stochastic, lightning, and diacritical marks.” Crazy? No. … Continue reading

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The Kahuna: Versatile Masters of Old Hawai’i (My Foreword)

In 2000 I worked with Likeke R. McBride’s publisher Petroglpyh Press to produce a revised edition of his book The Kahuna: Versatile Mystics of Old Hawai’i (1972; revised 1983) . In 1983 Dad had issued “Additions and Corrections” to the text as … Continue reading

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The Six Sticks (Story from The Kahuna by Likeke R. McBride)

“The Six Sticks” is a story from Likeke R. McBride’s The Kahuna: Versatile Masters of Old Hawai’i (3rd edition, November 2000), pages 57 – 59. Before I proceed with the story of “The Six Sticks”, I want to emphasize that … Continue reading

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